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Happy Fourth Of July!

Have a safe and happy holiday. Please remember to  please, be courteous with your fireworks. There may be former combat vets in your area that deal with PTSD. 20 more words

4th Of July

Independence and the Man in Winn Dixie

He was standing by the steaks, his tall frame slightly hunched over by age and his gray wisps of hair greased back in that ’50’s era style, when he called out to me,  634 more words


Aging Population in the Spotlight

By Fatemeh Shokri & Atefeh Rezvan-Nia

The world population is rapidly aging. Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population aged over 60 will double from 11% to 22%. 829 more words


Mama Liang Sun

I was reading the New York Times on my iPad this morning enjoying the first day of the holiday. While engulfed in a presidential campaign debate and the upcoming shit show of our federal government. 771 more words


A Lightly Weighted Blanket Can Help Older Americans

Good News for Older People

It’s a blanket statement but still true: Aging Americans can benefit from having a special blanket—one that’s lightly weighted to about three to five pounds, that is. 277 more words

A Portrait of Compassion

Romans 12:12
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Last Sunday my 91-year-old grandmother fell down and could not get up… 1,209 more words

Health And Well Being

Good morning

I was having a craptastic morning.. Some how my key ended up behind the aquarium.. King lost his shoe.. and Lulu refused to put on pants.. 83 more words

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